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" heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom, in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which Wisdom builds, Till smoothed, and squared, and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems... "
The Juvenile instructor and companion - Page 17
by Young people - 1877
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Popular poems, selected by E. Parker

Elizabeth Parker (editor.) - 1841
...WISDOM. KNOWLEDGE and Wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men,.— Wisdom...The mere materials with which Wisdom builds, Till smothed, and squared, and fitted into place, Does but encumber what it seems to enriclu Knowledge is...
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1841
...his books. Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom...The mere materials with which Wisdom builds, Till smooth'd, and squared, and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1841
...being one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men; 90 Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...The mere materials with which Wisdom builds, Till smooth'd, and squar'd, and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. 95 Knowledge...
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Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

American Institute of Instruction - 1841
...knowledge is not wisdom. > " These, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells, In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge—a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smoothed and...
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The Task: A Poem

William Cowper - English poetry - 1842 - 150 pages
...being one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men; 90 Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...The mere materials with which Wisdom builds, Till smooth'd, and squar'd, and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. 95 Knowledge...
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Ephraim Holding's homely hints to Sunday school teachers

Ephraim HOLDING (pseud. [i.e. George Mogridge.]), George Mogridge - 1843
...yet very " Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom in...and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seem'd to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no...
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Advice to a Young Christian, on the Importance of Aiming at an Elevated ...

Jared Bell Waterbury - Christian life - 1843 - 168 pages
...term. " Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much ; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more." It is surprising how...
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Ephraim Holding's Homely Hints Chiefly Addressed to Sunday School Teachers

Old Humphrey - Christian life - 1844 - 241 pages
...wisdom. " Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one. Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom in...and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seem'd to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells In ry well. Do you so I said he, wiping his eyes with his handkerchief, then well may I. lilted to it» place, Docs but incumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...books. Knowledge and wisdom, 1 far from being one, Have oft-times no connection : knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom...encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. THE MILLENNIUM. 2 O SCENES surpassing...
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